HelloFresh Moves Analytics To Hadoop

HelloFresh Moves Analytics To Hadoop

Today’s enterprises are threatened by a broad range of online attackers using an even broader rang HelloFresh, one of the popular new fresh meal delivery services, was outgrowing its home-grown business intelligence system. To meet the needs of its growing business and data volumes, the company moved to MapR’s Hadoop. When the box from HelloFresh arrives at your doorstep with …

What Digital Transformation Means for Miners

What Digital Transformation Means for Miners

Just as sophisticated telescopes have achieved methods of discerning the elemental makeup of a distant planet, so mining sensors are transforming the exploratory processes. If you’re familiar with the mining industry, you know that worldwide, miners are experiencing unprecedented pressure. Commodity prices are dropping, while at the same time, yield and ore grade are declining. Opening further portions of existing …

Every City Wants to Be Innovative. How Can They Get There?

Every City Wants to Be Innovative. How Can They Get There?

Word from down under: Cities need to get smarter about data, younger people need to lead the charge, and the U.S. is not exactly out front on this stuff. When Nokia released a detailed analysis on civic tech in the southern hemisphere, titled A new world of cities and the future of Australia — which gives a thorough accounting of …

Gartner to CIOs: ‘Get ready for the digital ecosystem surge’

Gartner to CIOs: ‘Get ready for the digital ecosystem surge’

‘While many are actively participating now in digital ecosystems, CIOs need to take a more assertive and ambitious outlook to avoid falling behind in 2018’ CIOs in Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) place a higher priority on customer focus and digitalisation than their global peers, with more investing in digital initiatives and fewer in core systems such as ERP, according …

How can you protect your pharmacy from cyber crime?

How can you protect your pharmacy from cyber crime?

In January, England’s biggest NHS trust had a major problem. But the crisis facing bosses at Barts Health NHS Trust in London had nothing to do with winter pressures, overstretched A&E services or chronic underfunding. Instead, staff arrived at work to find their entire IT system had been crippled by a cyber attack – an online assault by criminal hackers …

Smart City Planning Will Improve Online Retail Delivery

Smart City Planning Will Improve Online Retail Delivery

Even as infrastructure spending lags, smart city planning is on the rise, and it’s directly tied (among other important human and environmental statistics) to consumer behavior. The purpose of a smart city is to intelligently manage the city’s assets, using integrated information and communication technology based on urban informatics, so as to improve the efficiency and sustainability of services. So, …

Australia's ambitious action plan for open government

Australia’s ambitious action plan for open government

The Australian government will soon be launching a wide-ranging review of its laws and processes for data sharing and public release, with the timetable for setting up a forum to oversee this work and related projects expected to be announced within days. Recent controversies have highlighted problems with how the government currently runs data sharing and publication, or at least …

Digital transformation: signs your data is working against you

Digital transformation: signs your data is working against you

Across Australia, we’re seeing significant digital transformation projects underway​… and none more under the microscope than the activities of the ​Digital Transformation Agency​. ​ But there’s no doubt ​the newly appointed chief executive Gavin Slater has a massive undertaking.   ​ Keeping pace with innovation, delivering a 360-degree customer view and ensuring data scientists can do a meaningful job within a reasonable …

IoT and Government: how new tech is driving economic development

IoT and Government: how new tech is driving economic development

While many see metropolitan areas like Silicon Valley as being a mecca for business and tech success, governments are working with new Internet of Things technologies to drive economic development in other cities across the globe The entire value chain of smart cities will experience this growth – in fact, IHS Markit data reveals the shipments of connected devices to …

Managing the privacy and security complexities of open data

Managing the privacy and security complexities of open data

A decade ago, Clive Humby — a data science innovator — made headlines when he declared that “data was the new oil”. It is a great metaphor that has even more relevance today because it underlines the potential value of data, when refined, to unlock innovation and productivity across our economy. Indeed, more technology leaders and governments are labelling data as …